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    I am just a kid who's finished his A levels and going to uni to do a BSc in Biology with a placement year, my uni isn't that high ranked and the course isn't accredited (it has interrim accredition however) as I think it's a relatively new course at the Uni.

    I was then planning on doing an MSc either at the same or a different uni, bit early down the line for deciding and I'll also have a year in industry and I was wondering if this would put me in a good position to be a 'Biologist' or work in the Biology field.

    I know a lot of graduate jobs don't need a masters but as I want to do it in the field of biology is it a good idea to expect to need a Masters afterwards?

    Personally from what I heard most science based jobs need a masters.

    (Original post by 10Fatanda)
    Personally from what I heard most science based jobs need a masters.
    As a graduate of biomedical sciences, i am yet to see a job (grad job at least) which requires a masters. Some jobs offer a masters alongside your work which is the best of both worlds rather than another year of pure academics, or indeed you can begin a PhD straight after your BSc (usually with first class honours but not necessarily) if you wish to begin a research career. I imagine however a masters would benefit you compared to other candidates without.
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